Indiana Commissioner of Labor

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Indiana Commissioner of Labor
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $6,740,113
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Authority:  Indiana Code, Title 22, Article 1, Chapter 1
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder
Name:  Rick Ruble
Assumed office:  September 2013
Compensation:  $105,000
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The Indiana Commissioner of Labor is a state executive position in the Indiana state government. .

Current Officeholder

The current interim commissioner is Rick Ruble, who assumed the position in September 2013 after Sean Keefer resigned to become Legislative Director in the Office of Governor Mike Pence (R). Ruble was serving as Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel with the Department of Labor at the time.[1]

Authority

Title 22, Article 1, Chapter 1 of the Indiana Code addresses the office of director of natural resources:[2]

There is created a department of labor, which shall be administered by a commissioner of labor.

Qualifications

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Appointments

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The commissioner of labor is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the governor.[2]

The commissioner of labor shall be appointed by the governor and shall serve at the will of the governor. The commissioner serves until the commissioner's successor is appointed and qualified.

Vacancies

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Duties

The commissioner of labor is responsible for overseeing the Indiana State Department of Labor, which implements the state's labor regulations, promotes arbitration, mediation, and conciliation of disputes between employers and employees, and performs statistical research on the Indiana labor market. The department also has a bureau of mines and mine safety as well as a bureau of child labor.[2]

Divisions

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State budget

The Department of Labor's budget was $6,740,113 for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.[3]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2013

In 2013, the commissioner received a salary of $105,000. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.[4]

2012

In 2012, the Indiana Commissioner of Labor was paid an estimated $99,180. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

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Contact Information

Indiana Department of Labor
402 West Washington Street, Room W195
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Phone: (317) 232-2655

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